Cavs sweep past Hawks to reach conference finals

May 9, 2016

Cavs sweep past Hawks to reach conference finals

Cleveland’s Big Three is on quite a roll. Two playoff series, two sweeps. Now, the Cavaliers get to rest up for the Eastern Conference finals. Kevin Love scored 27 points, LeBron James knocked down a huge shot with 39.2 seconds to go, and Kyrie ...

Frye shines as Cavs go up 3-0 on Hawks

May 7, 2016

Frye shines as Cavs go up 3-0 on Hawks

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving had their usual stellar performances. Kevin Love came up big, too. But when Channing Frye turned in the best playoff game of his career, the Atlanta Hawks didn’t have a chance. Frye scored 27 points and the Cavaliers kept ...

Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers in Game 2 rout of Hawks

May 5, 2016

Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers in Game 2 rout of Hawks

Your shot, Warriors. Dropping jumpers from every corner and angle, the Cleveland Cavaliers drained an NBA record 25 3-pointers — the most in any regular season or playoff game — during a 123-98 runaway win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night in Game ...

Hawks put away Celtics with Game 6 win

Apr 29, 2016

Hawks put away Celtics with Game 6 win

The Atlanta Hawks had their best regular season in franchise history spoiled last year by a dismal showing against Cleveland in the Eastern Conference finals. They will get another shot at the Cavs in the second round of this year’s NBA playoffs. Paul Millsap ...

Celtics revive hopes against Hawks

Apr 23, 2016

Celtics revive hopes against Hawks

On the heels of slow starts and lackluster offensive efforts in their first two playoff games, the Celtics knew they would need to play like a desperate bunch in their Game 3 matchup with the Hawks. Boston did, and Isaiah Thomas delivered a career-high ...

Cavs beat Hawks to clinch Eastern Conference top seed

Apr 12, 2016

Cavs beat Hawks to clinch Eastern Conference top seed

LeBron James did all he could to downplay getting the No. 1 seed. And then did everything he could to get it. James scored 34 points with six rebounds and six assists in just three quarters, Kyrie Irving scored 35 and the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

Apr 7, 2016

Hawks' Sefolosha sues NYC over arrest

Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha filed a federal lawsuit against New York City on Wednesday, alleging he was unjustly arrested outside of a trendy nightclub last year during a fracas that left him with a broken leg and ended his NBA season. The guard-forward ...

Mar 2, 2016

Hawks sign veteran forward Humphries

The Atlanta Hawks signed veteran forward Kris Humphries on Tuesday night, adding experienced depth to their front line. Humphries was waived by Phoenix on Sunday after averaging 7.3 points in four games. He was 0-for-9 from the field in his last game against the ...

Warriors beat Hawks

Mar 2, 2016

Warriors beat Hawks

Draymond Green somehow caught Andrew Bogut’s baseline save pass at his knees and avoided a diving Kent Bazemore, then let the ball fly as his legs split in the air. Green hit an off-balance 3-pointer as the shot clock expired with 40.2 seconds remaining ...

Warriors rally for 50th win

Feb 23, 2016

Warriors rally for 50th win

The Golden State Warriors reached 50 wins faster than any team in NBA history. Sounds nice. Doesn’t mean more than that to this group. With their eyes on more than regular-season records, the Warriors improved to 50-5 as Stephen Curry scored 36 points and ...

Feb 18, 2016

Injured Splitter to miss Rio Games

Tiago Splitter won’t be able to play for the home team at the Rio Olympics. The Atlanta Hawks center said Wednesday he will need eight months to recover from hip surgery, costing him a spot on the Brazilian national team this summer. Splitter said ...

Hawks rally to beat Rockets

Dec 30, 2015

Hawks rally to beat Rockets

With their star 3-point sharpshooter stuck in an 0-for-18 slump, the other four Atlanta Hawks starters carried the load on Tuesday night. In the 121-115 road win over the Houston Rockets, Atlanta overcame both a 19-point deficit and the detrimental shooting woes of Kyle ...